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Manager, Software Engineering - Product Development

AppFolio is more than a company. We’re a community of dreamers, big thinkers, problem solvers, active listeners, and multipliers. At every opportunity, we set the pace while delivering innovation built to carry real estate into the future. One in which every experience feels effortless, yet meaningful. Where customers are empowered to take on any opportunity. We show up as one team, connected by our values to be a force for good. Because together, we have the power to create extraordinary outcomes for our customers, our communities, and ourselves.  
The Manager of Software Engineering will lead and continue to grow a world-class software engineering team responsible for building an industry-leading product. Our product empowers property management companies to effectively manage their entire maintenance operations, resulting in safe and healthy housing for residents.     

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This opportunity is ideal for someone passionate about leadership, growing highly productive technical teams, and building high-quality SaaS products used by thousands of happy customers. We foster an environment that empowers teams to collaboratively set the technical direction of our solutions with a focus on solving customer problems.     


Your impact:     
  • Lead, coach, and support a highly effective team of passionate engineers to foster a high-performance culture     
  • Enable a culture of creativity, collaboration, speed, innovation, and excellence while continuously elevating the quality and caliber of our engineering organization     
  • Manage the delivery of software using Agile best practices, including continuous deployment, continuous integration, and test-driven development                                                     
  • Promote a SMART codebase (Simple, Maintainable, Agile, Refactored, and Tested) for a SAFE product (Secure, Available, Fast, and Easy)     
  • Implement processes and metrics to ensure that the team is extremely efficient and focused and that products are market-ready     
  • Make well-informed decisions with the team by proactively seeking information and maintaining a flexible approach to achieve goals      
  • Build trusting relationships and collaborate cross-functionally to execute on company strategy                                                          
  • Ensure the team fully understands the goals and objectives of AppFolio as a company and how their work fits into the bigger picture  
  • Recent experience using Agile methodologies     
  • Knowledge of release management and deployment workflow processes, from development release through staging and production deployment.     
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a proven ability to build productive cross-departmental relationships and motivate team members. Must have a positive, can-do attitude and value collaboration.     
  • Practice of continuous learning to explore new ideas, technologies, and methodologies related to leadership and technology     
  • Interested in creating exceptional SaaS products that have real customer impact and contributing to a successful company    


Must have:     
  • Demonstrated track record of 2+ years successfully managing, coaching, and retaining world-class engineers.     
  • 5+ years of hands-on software development experience building enterprise SaaS, cloud-based solutions, or consumer web platforms supporting millions of users and billions of online transactions per month.     
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience leading and contributing to the design, development, delivery, and maintenance of large-scale and high-performance platforms, including online web and data/analytics processing.     


Compensation & Benefits     
The base salary that we reasonably expect to pay for this role is $170,000-$190,000     
The actual base salary for this role will be determined by a variety of factors, including but not limited to: the candidate’s skills, education, experience, etc.      
Please note that base pay is one important aspect of a compelling Total Rewards package. The base pay range indicated here does not include any additional benefits or bonuses that you may be eligible for based on your role and/or employment type.

Regular full-time employees are eligible for benefits including but not limited to:   
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)      
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits      
  • Long-term and short-term disability insurance     
  • 401(k)     
  • Wellness benefits     


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Employment Type: Other